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Q: Which of the following trademarked dosage forms is enteric coated?

(a) :  Enduret
(b) :  Enseal
(c) :  Extentab
(d) :  Filmtab
(e) :  Spansule
Answer:  Enseal
Explanation:  Products such as Potassium Chloride Enseals are enteric-coated to protect the stomach from irritating substances or to prevent drug decomposition in the stomach. En- durets are sustained-release tablets. Preludin is an example. Extentabs are prolonged action tablets (for example, Dimetapp Extentabs). Filmtabs are tablets coated with a transparent protective coating (for example, Eutron Filmtabs).

Q: Didofenac sodium (Voltaren) is most similar in action to

(a) :  buspirone (BuSpar)
(b) :  xaprozin (Daypro
(c) :  chlorzoxazone (Paraflex)
(d) :  dicydomine (Bentyl)
(e) :  mecamylamine (Inversine)
Answer:  xaprozin (Daypro
Explanation:   Diclofenac sodium (Voltaren) and oxaprozin (Daypro) are both nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

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